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Couple new mounts. #7215892 07/04/18 08:10 PM
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Kinda lost the drive to do mounts about a year ago but my youngest has taken an interest in learning. We did his black duck that he shot in Centex





And wigeon.


Added it to the wall of wigeon on the bottom right.





And my chiloe




Got a silver and ringed teal to do soon. Our goal is to get about 20 birds done this summer.



Next up is his can and then my kings.

Re: Couple new mounts. [Re: brazosboyt] #7215966 07/04/18 09:40 PM
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Great work. Awesome birds!


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Beauties! Are you using an aviary for these? If so, which one?

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Originally Posted By: DuckSausage
Beauties! Are you using an aviary for these? If so, which one?


Yes on the Argentina birds. I got them from ben pierce. Heís on FB.

Re: Couple new mounts. [Re: brazosboyt] #7218315 07/07/18 11:25 PM
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Very nice!


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First of 8 kings to do. Such cool birds but holy smokes they are challenging. So. Much extra skin.



Done with a tanned pribilof Fox pelt.



This bird was hammered. Feet were almost cut off so I transplanted some common eider feet onto it.






Re: Couple new mounts. [Re: brazosboyt] #7221521 07/11/18 02:10 PM
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what a great skill to have. Pass it on...

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110 degrees outside. Too hot to do anything outside so started my big king rider deadmoumt

These birds are a bear to mount. They have big, heavy, downy, saggy skin.
The head onthe first one was the size of the body.



Most birds take about 2 hours to assemble and pose. This one took 5 hours of fighting it to get everything back where itís supposed to go. My father in law was hanging out and watching. He came back at the end and brought me a big bottle and said I think your gonna need this....


Second one was smooth as silk. Back split this guy so I didnít mess up the natural belly patterns.



2 down. 2 to go along with a couple harlis on the shelf.



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Originally Posted By: skinnerback
Milf does the trick.

"You're statistically more likely to be killed by Hillary Clinton than an NRA member. - PolitiDiva

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"
Re: Couple new mounts. [Re: brazosboyt] #7233323 07/23/18 08:27 PM
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I normally hate dead mounts, but those 2 kings are up up


Re: Couple new mounts. [Re: brazosboyt] #7233720 07/24/18 02:44 AM
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I thought ducks from Argentina werenít allowed to come back to the US?

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Originally Posted By: Kung Fu Widgeon
I thought ducks from Argentina werenít allowed to come back to the US?


Those look awesome. They breed copies here so you just buy one to mount I think.

Funny story sort of, my buddy had quite a few from Argentina mounted before ban. They were moving and birds were on a bed. His home alarm goes off so he drives home from work. His dog got in the house and he no longer has those mounts...

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Originally Posted By: Kung Fu Widgeon
I thought ducks from Argentina werenít allowed to come back to the US?


I bought a pen raised chiloe, ringed teal, and silver teal here.

Re: Couple new mounts. [Re: brazosboyt] #7234062 07/24/18 02:48 PM
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Excellent work.


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I just turned it on . I was looking bird dogs in the butt this morning.


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